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Members of the Royal Canadian Navy demonstrate various ship duties and activities to the general public, allowing them to experience the day-to-day life of a ships crew during Vancouver Fleet Weekend activities at Burrard Dry Dock in Vancouver. Photo: Master Corporal Nathan Spence, Maritime Forces Pacific Imaging Services.

May wrap-up of Pacific Fleet events

A/SLt Alexandre Khoury, MARPAC PA  —  The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) recently held its traditional Battle of the Atlantic (BOA) and Fleet Weekend in North Vancouver. A gathering of ships, sailors and other members of Canada’s Navy welcomed thousands of people on the Burrard Dry Dock Pier from May 3rd to May 5th.  This year, Her Royal […]

First Battle of the Atlantic ceremony for HMCS <em>Malahat’s</em> junior members

First Battle of the Atlantic ceremony for HMCS Malahat’s junior members

Lt(N) Donald Den, Public Affairs Officer, HMCS Malahat  —  This past Sunday, 30 members of His Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Malahat, Victoria’s Naval Reserve Division, marched alongside members of CFB Esquimalt, Maritime Forces Pacific, the Naden Band, and the Sea Cadets, taking part in the Battle of the Atlantic Service at the Cenotaph at the British Columbia Legislature […]

HMCS Trentonian

Battle of the Atlantic: honouring HMCS Trentonian

Roger Litwiller, Canadian naval historian and author — On the first Sunday in May, Canadians gather across the nation to commemorate the service and sacrifices by our Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) during the Battle of the Atlantic in the Second World War. The names of the ships lost will be called aloud and a bell will ring […]